Skills Worker

Secure Base Counseling Center is hiring qualified mental health practitioners with a bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field and children’s mental health experience to fill the role of Skills Worker. Bilingual applicants are especially encouraged to apply.


This position could be located in any of Secure Base Counseling Center's offices in Northfield, Lakeville or New Prague.


  • Form one-on-one relationships with clients through activities

  • Work directly with clients in-home, in the community, in schools and in the office

  • Use their own vehicle to transport clients to various work environments

  • Collaborate with the therapists and clinical supervisors to create individual treatment plans for their clients

  • Write progress notes for each client session

  • Attend mandatory weekly educational and case consultation meetings


Successful candidates must:

  • Have the ability to develop deep relationships with clients

  • Be eager to collaborate and solve problems with a team

  • Be willing to work from an attachment perspective and with a team approach

Available Benefits

Secure Base Counseling Center is proud to provide the following benefits to our employees:

  • Paid vacation

  • Health insurance (Secure Base Counseling Center provides 50% of the employee's premium)

  • Vision coverage


Skills Workers are paid $20-$25 per contact hour.


Secure Base Counseling Center pays employees every two weeks. Paychecks include a statement detailing the sessions being paid. Travel reimbursement, if applicable, is paid every two weeks, along with payroll, at 40 cents per minute. Reimbursement for approved expenses will also be paid every two weeks, along with payroll.

Apply Now

To apply for this position, please email your resume, cover letter and three professional references to

All new employees at Secure Base Counseling Center (SBCC) are under an initial 90-day review period. If at any time during the first 90 days, either a representative of SBCC or the employee decides that work for this agency is not a good fit, employment will be terminated.

This SBCC Employee Job Description is for informational purposes and is not a contract, nor is any portion of it a contract or a legal document. SBCC may change any portion at any time, and reserves the right to modify, revoke, suspend or change any or all plans, policies and procedures in whole or part, without notice. All employees shall be provided a copy of this document and indicate its receipt by signature. Employment with SBCC is employment at will. "Employment at will" means that employees may end their employment at any time for any reason; and that the employer (SBCC) may terminate employees at any time for any reason, with or without cause. Items not covered in this personnel policy are at the discretion of SBCC directors.